Did you know the COVID-19 test is available for everyone in Australia, even if you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident?
This includes people without a Medicare card, overseas visitors, international students, migrant workers and asylum seekers.
If you are unwell with cold or flu like symptoms get a COVID-19 test. The test results will not affect your visa status.
To find a free testing clinic near you, call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080. For translating and interpreting services call 131 450.
Translated audio recordings of this message can be found at: https://soundcloud.com/mrc_tas_settlement/sets/covid-19-test
Tasmanian Government COVID-19 Vaccination information
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Australian Government – COVID-19 vaccine information in your language
Australian Government – Translated COVID-19 vaccines animation
Australian Gov Translated Posters – Stay informed about COVID-19 vaccines
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Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) publication about vaccine approval – translated
COVID-19 vaccination – Easy Read resources
Tasmanian Government coronavirus (COVID-19) information and advice: www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au/
Australian Government Department of Health website: www.health.gov.au/resources/translated
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Simple English Posters from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on how to effectively handwash (with soap) and handrub (with hand sanitiser)
Translated information about Citizenship can be found here: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/citizenship
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